EU citizens recognise domestic violence but most don’t speak about it

According to Eurobarometer’s special report on gender-based violence (November 2016), 74% of the citizens that responded to the survey think that domestic violence is common. Yet, 26% hesitate to speak about cases of domestic violence because they believe that is “none of their business”.

Check out some revealing facts and figures below:

Original source: #SayNoStopVAW campaign

Victims’ Rights

The European Commission has set the support of victims of crime as a priority of strategic importance, by adopting and applying legislative and practical measures aiming at providing an adequate level of protection of victims’ rights throughout the European Union. The Directive 2012/29/EU, the ‘Victims’ Directive’, establishing minimum standards on the rights, support and protection…